Welcome to the web site of Bedworth Folk Club.
General Information
The Club, which has run almost continuously since 1972, meets every 2nd wednesday of the month (8pm start) in the Smercote Lounge at The Newdigate Club in Smorrall Lane, Bedworth (CV12 0JP), and also holds a second night most months on the 4th wednesday, except June - August (also 8pm start) at Bedworth Rugby Club. The club is quite unique in that there is no admission charge despite the fact that there are top rate guests at almost every meeting (we just pass the jug around so you can give as much or as little as you wish a minimum of the price of a pint (around about £3 - £5) is suggested – our aim is always for everyone, guests, audience and floor singers alike to have a really good time.Floor singers are always welcome but we get very busy so we recommend a call or email to reserve a spot, on the night it is very much first come first served – if there is space available.
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 Our next three event dates are:
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(Wednesday) May 10th 2017 at Newdigate Club

Geoff Higginbottom

GEOFF HIGGINBOTTOM needs no introduction to regular Festival goers. His formidable style of playing both six and twelve string guitars, bodhran and Appalachian dulcimer to accompany his well-chosen songs is second to none as well as his choice of singing unaccompanied songs. Geoff is confident playing to all types of audiences be they very young or the more mature of audiences and his repartee with hecklers is amazing. Geoff's repertoire includes traditional and contemporary songs on a wide range of subjects and from a variety of sources all performed in a very professional manner. Geoff is also a powerful singer of shanties as well as being a versatile entertainer. In my opinion he is one of the Folk Scene's must underrated good eggs so expect a good sprinkling of songs and some cracking chorus opportunities.
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(Wednesday) May 24th 2017 at Bedworth Rugby Club

Malc Gurnham & Gill Gilsenan


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(Wednesday) June 14th 2017 at Newdigate Club

Maria Barham

MARIA BARHAM is now a well established singer/songwriter who performs not only solo but also in The Redhills Band. She has made a real name for herself, both locally and further afield, with a repertoire of self-penned and thoughtfully chosen covers together with traditional folk songs, all performed with accomplished guitar work. Maria supports all the local Folk Clubs and particularly Bedworth Festival Fund Raising sessions for which we are extremely grateful.
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